AfNWA’s first paper published

AS part of the Proceedings of the IAU Symposium 367 on Education and Heritage in the Ear of Big Data in Astronomy, we published the following paper: Inclusive education and research through African Network of Women in Astronomy and STEM for GIRLS in Ethiopia initiatives Mirjana Pović, Vanessa McBride, Priscilla Muheki, Carolina Ödman-Govender, Somaya Saad, Nana Ama Brown Klutse, Aster Tsegaye, Tigist …

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AfNWA Special Session at AfAS2021

We were lucky to host a Special Session about AfNWA at the Annual Conference of the African Astronomical Society. This gave us a lot of food for thought and input from participants. It also cemented our conviction of being open to anyone wishing to join the network, not just women. Below is the description of …

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Official Launch of AfNWA

We are delighted to announce the launch fo the African Network of Women in Astronomy – AfAS AfNWA. We are a committee of the African Astronomical Society and we have set out to network as many women in astronomy and space science as possible across our beautiful continent and abroad. Here is some news coverage …

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Presentation of AfNWA at the IAU Symposium 367

The 367th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union is themed “Education and Heritage in the Era of Big Data in Astronomy”. AfNWA was presented by Prof. Mirjana Povic in the context of her overview talk about the state of Astronomy in Africa. See below for a recording.